July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CPD recognizes impact of Stanbery, Moss

Chandler Police Department hired two officers in 2010 and in just a short time both have made big impacts on the department.  Chris Stanbery was recently promoted to Sargent while Carla Moss was appointed as the Community Policing Officer.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Zoey Kate Caskey

Services for Zoey Kate Caskey, 1, of Chandler, were held Friday, July 6, 2012 at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Welch officiating. More...

James Richardson

Graveside services for James Edward Richardson, 81, of Brownsboro, are scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Forrest Coats officiating. More...

Sports

Herricanes dominate district, ready for state

Playing on their home field in front of family and friends the BMC 8U Herricanes rolled through district play undefeated to secure their place in the state tournament.  Chandler’s Winchester Park was the site for the District 4 Texas Teena More...

Team first

Bears build chemistry on Oklahoma trip

Summer break?  Not for those who seek back-to-back district championships.  While most are taking the summer in vacation mode the Brownsboro Bears are busy perfecting their game on the basketball court.  More...

8U Warriors advance to district

Coached by Dustin Williams, Jarett Stephenson and Josh Ellis the 8U Machine Pitch BMC Warriors competed in district play this week for a chance to advance to the state tournament in Chandler July 22- More...

Historical

'John D' - The Big Dipper

The Chandler Drugstore became our destination when we had a nickel or dime “burning our pockets” to spend. John D. Hall, the silver haired gentleman who served us from behind the soda fountain, always greeted us at the door. More...

Wells: Medicine Man

Sr. T.O. “Bud” Wells practiced medicine in Henderson County for more than 30 years. More...

Chamber’s first auto, bike show a big success

The first Chandler Chamber of Commerce auto and bike show was deemed a success by event organizers as they begin looking toward areas to improve for next year's event.  Close to 100 cars, trucks, motorcycles and military vehicles filled the park More...

BISD board approves two administrative staff hires

It was a bittersweet moment at the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Monday night as the district hired replacements for two of its seasoned employees.  More...

County releases sample runoff ballots

Henderson County has released sample ballots for the July 31 primary runoff elections.  Voters who cast ballots in one of the major party primary elections on May 29 can vote in the runoff election for the same party in which they cast their pri More...

News

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The Chandler Lions Club held its annual installation of Board of Directors at  Traditions in Tyler on Tuesday, June 19.  The outgoing President Thomas (Tom) Bradbeer, presented long-time Lion’s Ken and Bernice Markley with Lifetime Me More...

Saluting Our Soldiers

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return.  More...

Area students attend leaders conference

This summer, more than 250 outstanding middle school students from across the nation will attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference, including three from the Chandler/Brownsboro area: Louis Suarez, Kylee Patterson, and Hannah Hagler.  More...

Writer's Corner

‘Nekid’ and unashamed

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Who told you you were naked?  So, now we have Biblical proof that God was not originally from East Texas cus if God had grown up here, He would have said nekid.  Was the Garden of Eden originally in East Texas? More...

WRITER’S CORNER

THE GOD WHO SEES

Casting my thoughts to You Lord Awesome wonder poured; Sovereign care for us all Since man’s awful fall  Having planted a garden east of Eden Originating human with no sin, for “needin” Creations primitive innocence was lost Ma More...

A most courageous lady

SOMETHING ELSE

Irena Sendler was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1910 and passed away May 12, 2008, at age 98. She was a social worker, and during World War II got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto as a plumbing sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive.  More...